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Albert Gutterson

Full name: Albert Lovejoy Gutterson
Gender: Male
Height: 6'1" (185 cm)
Weight: 181 lbs (82 kg)
Born: August 23, 1887 in Andover, Vermont, United States
Died: April 6, 1965 in Burlington, Vermont, United States
Affiliations: Boston Athletic Association, Boston (USA)
Country: USA United States
Sport: Athletics

Medals: 1 Gold (1 Total)

Biography

Albert Gutterson of the University of Vermont showed the best form of his career when he won the 1912 Penn Relays with a jump of 24-0¾ (7.33).Gutterson added almost one foot to this mark in Stockholm and won the gold medal at 24-11¼ (7.60) which was only one-half inch behind Peter O’Connor’s (Ireland) world record. Although he never placed in the long jump at the AAU Meet, he was second in the 200 low hurdles at the 1911 AAUs. Gutterson became an engineer, who first worked for the Jones and Lamson Machine Co., but then worked in the petroleum industry from 1925-50. He then became President of Lovejoy Tool Company from 1950-63, a company that had been started by his uncle. Gutterson was an active supporter of Vermont athletics and a leader of the New England chapter of the U.S. Olympians Society. He was one of the seven original inductees to the University of Vermont Sports Hall of Fame. In 1963 Vermont dedicated the Albert Gutterson Field House in his honor.

Personal Bests: LJ – 24-11¼ (7.60) (1912).

Results

Games Age City Sport Event Team NOC Rank Medal
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics Men's Long Jump United States USA 1 Gold OR

Men's Long Jump

Games Age City Sport Country Phase Unit Rank D
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Standings 1 OR 7.60
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round 1T 7.18
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round Round One 1 7.18
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round Round Two 1 7.09
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Final Round Round Three 1 7.09
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round NP QU/OR 7.60
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A 1 OR 7.60
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round One 1 OR 7.60
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Two 1 7.48
1912 Summer 24 Stockholm Athletics United States Qualifying Round Group A Round Three NP 7.25